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, right. so they're just like some of the other feral pigs that you see throughout the united states that a lot of people consider like a javelina. so would it be safe to say it's difficult to gauge their intelligence, because people don't have one-to-one contacts with these animals? but looking at their social structure, looking at the fact that they live in a group, and you said they're altruistic, those are all behaviors that, i think, signify a pretty... liz: and your intelligence is geared towards your survival. jarod: right. liz: and finding food. so they have to be intelligent just to survive in the desert. jarod: now, liz, collared peccary, amazing animal -- not really a pig at all. what else do you have to show us? liz: well, you came to the right place, because we have lots to show you. jarod: all right, let's go. the mexican wolf weighs 60 to 80 pounds and can live up to 15 years in captivity. so, liz, we're still looking for more desert animals. and when people think of wolves, you think of them, arctic wolves up in the tundras. you think of them like the big, bad wolf. y
.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. egypt's new president is calling on the united states to change its attitude toward the arab world. in an interview in "new york times," mohammed morsi says his country wants friendship but the united states must respect the cultural differences of the arab world. a salmonella outbreak has prompted a peanut butter recall. it involves the creamy salted valencia variety sold in trader joe's stores. the tainted peanut butter has sickened at least 29 people in 18 states. police plan to charge the man who was mauled by a tiger after jumping into the bronx zoo's tiger den. the 25-year-old is said to have told investigators that he wanted, in his words, to be one with the tiger. the hospital says he is in stable condition, physically anyway. mickey hart, the drummer for grateful dead joined a neurologist for a presentation at the national convention of the a.a.r.p. in new orleans. their topic, the positive effects of music on the brain. among other things they said music helps to offset the mental declines of aging. in the netherlands some uninvited guests ruined a g
, should the united states do more. >> the on going protests and riots will be a focus today. they will talk to david about the incidents, and susan rice, american's ambassador to the u.n. we'll discuss the united states role. you can catch that all on "meet the press." the gop candidates are trying to refocus on domestic issues and other issues. paul ryan hammered the president saying his economic policies failed the country. he said that the president has put america on the road to financial re union. >> the federal reserve is coming out with a new bailout. this matters, so the federal reserve is basically saying that we don't have a recovery, obamanomics did not work. >> they are facing a uphill battle. a wall street journal poll shows the president obama five points ahead of them. this morning, sand lism near a mosque is not a hate crime but a random crime spree. about 30 dcars were hit. >> there is no evidence to believe that this is a hate crime or specifically targeting one religious group. >> it is just a hateful account, even if it's not a hate crime. >> and members
. how exactly does the united states contain it when we don't have as much leverage as we would like. >> and mitt romney came out very critical of president obama's reaction for the killing of the u.s. ambassador in libya. one of his advisors say if mitt romney was president this would not be happening. now effective is a statement like that. >> i think they are regretting how quickly they acted. there was a sense that was what called for at that moment was solemn recognition of loss. and the ambassador and three others in libya. beyond that there is a debate about what president obama's policy after the arab spring was apparent. what that has created, should the united states be doing more. i think that is a debate that romney would like to have. and it's a dicey business when you talk about is this would not happen if i informs office, it's hard to prove and not many details. >> you still see romney talking about the recent use of defense cuts, will we see that take more center stage as an issue in the wake of the recent attacks? a september surprise, you know, the idea that foreig
congestion in the united states and then guess what? schools go back in session, we come back from vacation. and oh, no, we don't move on the roads. of course the tuesday after labor day, that's when all of the local school systems are finally back in. all the school buses are back on the roads and all of the parents are home from vacation. and they're all right out there on our roads. >> reporter: what are the biggest trouble spots? >> biggest trouble spots, you know, obviously, 95. 66. 50. you call them every morning, danella. you know. >> yes. >> and the shame of it is is that it means a lot more hours of lost time for everybody out on the roads. everyone is going to get a pretty quick reminder in the few days after terrible traffic tuesday, you know, of just why we have some of the worst congestion in the united states. >> reporter: well, do you have any tips for us, outside of chartering a helicopter to avoid the roads? what can we do to make it better? >> move next door to work, but if you don't have the extra half million dollars to buy that home, adjust your attitude. things will be
weapons program, according to 16 united states intelligence agencies in 2007, reaffirmed in 2011. even the israelis are now saying we think the americans were right. they don't have a nuclear weapons program. the ayatollah has said nuclear weapons on iran's part would be immom, unjust and unislammic. so why are we now considering talking about a war on a country to he dehe prior it of weapons of mass destruction it does not have? >> the big news out of netanyahu's speech is he reaffirmed the fact that israel has no intention of attacking iran before the november election. i think there was concern that there'd be this november surprise. and i think that the intelligence agencies in this country and in israel agree that iran has not made the decision to go nuclear and what netanyahu wants to do is if they get close, he wants a preemptive attack. let's talk about it after the election. i think netanyahu's attempts to insert himself in american politicses have backfired. >> to pick up pat's point, you may be correct. >> there is already a black line. >> the reason he gets it now is look
in the united states but even in the caribbean and in europe. >> reporter: in london, for example, hotels are 60% cheaper than they were during the olympics. >> we've got all of this hotel buildup in london that is now empty. the crowds are gone. a lot of empty rooms and good deals. >> reporter: the prices at domestic destinations also drop dramatically after this weekend. >> places like colorado. the theme park destinations even some of the city destinations like chicago and d.c." >> reporter: even in hawaii, luxury hotels and resorts will be charging rates 40% lower than what they were just last week. airfares won't be dropping much before october, but the lower cost of everything else can offset that in places where there's still a month of summer left. >> still have excellent weather in that first couple of weeks of september but the pricing is just so much better. >> reporter: experts say post-labor day travel may be more attractively priced this year due to the unstable economy. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> all right. >> yeah. and of course, you know, time to wait, after labor day. a lot o
, against the united states, and this whole effort has been a disaster. >> and it undermines the trust that they hope to build between the americans and the afghanis. but i think it is a little bit of an overreach to say this is the difference between leaving a relative success and a huge disaster. i think whenever we leave, whether it is in 2014, which is when it will be, or 10 years into the future, afternoon is still going to be an unsettled place. but i don't think we can fix that forever. >> what percentage of nato forces, including americans, have been killed by reason of these insider attacks? >> a small percentage. >> 15%. >> oh, 15% of -- from insider attacks? >> it shows -- >> it is a vial situation. >> it shows exactly why, what george w. bush tries to undertake there in -- after driving out the taliban, and the al qaeda supporters, just that regime, then trying to build it as a nation, that that was folly, and president obama has tried to do that, too and we're playing make-believe, oh, 2014, maybe we won't be able to leave. we will leave. it will be more than unsettled. it
to foil the organization of the protest. again it didn't work. the united states put out tv ads saying the government had nothing to do with film that had caused such offense but popular outrage and the opportunity for some interest groups to manipulate it left as many as 20 people dead. the anger over the film spread through much of the islamic world although it was generally less violence. anticipated protest over another issue the publishing in a satirical french magazine in cartoons over prophet muhammed was limited. but schools and sbeembassies we closed and stay closed until the anger sub sides. >> in 1989 salman rushdie published the "satanic verses." he went into hiding for nearly a decade. >> 23 years later as new violent protests rage throughout the middle east as result of perceived insults rushdie's name has popped up again. his new book is a memoir. it tells the story of his life as a marked man. good morning. in 1989 when the ayatollah khomeni condemned you to death did you understand immediately what was happening? >> pretty quickly. i did not -- initially we had a littl
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